George Hitchcock (1850-1913) was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1850, George Hitchcock attended Brown University and then Harvard Law School. This American artist became disenchanted with the practice of law, however, and at age 29 left for Paris to study at the Académie Julian. One of a generation of American expatriate painters, Hitchcock travelled extensively throughout Europe, studying in London, The Hague, and Munich. He finally settled permanently in Holland during the 1880s. Check out some of the paintings by this Plein-Air painter.